Posts from GovConWire for 03/30/2017

GE to Produce Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft Engines Under $115M Navy Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a two-year, $114.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy to supply 28 F414-GE-400 engines and associated devices for installation into F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler jets…
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Parsons to Provide Engineering, Technical Services at NASA Goddard; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has secured a potential five-year contract from NASA to provide a range of engineering and technical services to the Goddard Space Flight Center. The company said Wednesday the Facilities Construction, Engineering and Technical Services III contract covers engineering, construction, design-build, information technology and program management services…
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Brian Harper Takes Senior Executive Director Role at Sabre Systems

Brian Harper, formerly managing director of Deloitte‘s consulting business, has joined technology and mission support services contractor Sabre Systems as senior executive director of operations…
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White House Proposes Additional $3B for DHS Under Fiscal 2017 Supplemental Request

President Donald Trump’s supplemental budget request for fiscal year 2017 would allocate $3 billion in additional funds for the Department of Homeland Security to support immigration enforcement and border security programs in his executive orders, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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Cybernance Lands DHS SAFETY Act Award for Cyber Risk Governance Platform

Cybernance has received the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act award from the Department of Homeland Security for its cyber risk governance software platform. The SAFETY Act award seeks to certify Cybernance Platform as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology and provide sellers and users of the product with risk management and liability protection from third-party litigation should an act of cyber terrorism occur, the company said Wednesday…
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Divine Imaging Wins $60M DLA COTS Item Supply IDIQ

Malibu, California-based Divine Imaging has won a potential five-year, $60 million contract to supply commercial off-the-shelf items to the Defense Logistics Agency for use by the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and other service branches…
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Army Selects General Dynamics, Orbital ATK for Tank Training Ammo Cartridge Production Contracts

Subsidiaries of General Dynamics and Orbital ATK have secured contracts from the U.S. Army to deliver new and recapitalized cartridges designed for 120mm tank training ammunition. The service branch awarded $63…
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BAE Updates Flight Simulator for F-35 Pilots; Peter Wilson Comments

BAE Systems has refurbished a flight engineering simulator designed to help F-35 pilots prepare for flight trials on a new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier of the U.K. armed forces. The company said Wednesday it updated the simulator previously used for the Harrier jump-jet and Hawk jet trainer in an effort to help British airmen train for flights to and from the U…
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Highpoint to Offer Professional Services via GSA IT Schedule 70

HighPoint Global has secured a position on the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70  contract vehicle to offer professional services for federal government agencies…
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VIDEO: U.S. Marines Fire Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapons

U.S Marines attending Basic Combat Engineer Course, fire Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapons as part of weapons familiarization training on Marine Corps Engineer School, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb…
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March 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Markets Close Mixed as U.K. Triggers Article 50

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reverses three day downtrend to close up at 91.877, +0.068 percent. U.S. markets showed minimal reaction as the United Kingdom enacted Article 50, officially notifying the EU of their intent to exit…
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